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Auction: 20035 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 3484

The Spanish Overland Mail
Regular arrangements were made, about 1749, for the English Mails to be carried through Spain although the service was suspended in times of war.
1766 (13 June) entire letter addressed "To be left at Forrests Coffee House, Edinburgh", sent overland Sevillle (very light "Andulucia/Alta" h.s. applied), to Lisbon where it was shipped by packet to Falmouth, rated "6" and "2/-" and showing, on reverse, London Bishopmark (7.7); slightly soiled

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